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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Flood warnings remain in effect for North Idaho and Eastern Washington as rain inundates areas already affected by snow melt.

The National Weather Service says the Coeur d'Alene River at Cataldo was at slightly above flood stage of 43 feet and was expected to crest at nearly 45 feet.

The St. Joe River at St. Maries, Idaho, had risen to nearly 34 feet by Sunday afternoon. That's more than a foot above flood stage. It was expected to crest near 37 feet by Wednesday.

The Kettle River in Ferry County also is expected to rise above flood stage on Tuesday.

The heaviest rain in Washington had fallen on the east slope of the Cascades.

The Weather Service reported significant flooding along Colockum Creek, and mud slides were a threat in steep terrain in the Cascades.

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